Unlike with the photos or illustrations, there are not that many websites where you can find quality videos, licensed under public domain or Creative Commons Zero license, free for commercial use.

You can find free videos all over the internet, but they are usually licensed under CC3 or CC-By licenses, require attribution or imposing other limitations. CC0 video websites are rare.

If you need free photos for commercial use, check this out: 7 websites to get free images for commercial use. And if you need vectors and illustration for commercial use, check this out: 7 websites to get free vectors and illustrations for commercial use.

CC0 is the only Creative Commons license compatible with GPL license. So, here are 7 websites with high-quality videos, all under Public Domain or CC0 license, and free for commercial use, with no attribution required.

Pexels Videos

Pexels Videos - Website Screenshot

Pexels is a great source of quality video clips under CC0 license. The website is similar to their main photography oriented website, and each video includes detailed video information including length, resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate and size. It features videos in 4K, but the majority is in HD (1920x1080).

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Pixabay

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Pond5 - The Public Domain Project

Pond5 - The Public Domain Project - Website Screenshot

Pond5 is a huge website that offers both free and commercial resources. But, in this case, we are looking at the Public Domain Project featuring thousands of historic videos with up to 4K resolution.

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VeiPix

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This website contains a very nice selection of videos of up to HD resolution, all hosted on the YouTube. You don't have the option for direct download, but since the videos are on YouTube you can easily embed them your posts, use them as headers for themes and more.

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Coverr

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Coverr is another curated website with high-quality videos, adding new videos each week. Videos and free for commercial use, and you can preview them as the header cover video.

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Distill

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Yet another curated videos website, with simple search, preview and download options.

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Vimeo Free HD Group

Vimeo Free HD Group - Website Screenshot

This is a group on Vimeo curated by Phile Fried with a long list of CC0 licensed videos on Vimeo. You can download each video in various resolution up to 1080p, with the option to download source video too in the highest bitrate.

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Programmer since the age of 12 and now WordPress developer with more than 8 years of WordPress experience, author of more than 100 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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